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Carol Denise Mitchell

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About Carol Denise Mitchell
2011 award-winning writer Carol Denise Mitchell, began writing as a youngster when she learned her father was illiterate and could not read. The author was born on May 12, 1955, in Los Angeles, California, and is the sixth of sixteen children. She is the daughter of Zebbie Thomas Charles, Sr., and Tasceaie Carise Charles. Mitchell was reared in Los Angeles, during the noteworthy era of the Civil Rights Movement. During an interview with the Oakland, Tribune, she recalled living in an Urban setting in Watts, California, during an era in American history that became a motivating influence behind her writing career, when three-days of rioting in August 1965 changed her life.

"I remember the Watts Riot, I was encouraged by my mother that change, degradation, and Urban ruin, would be a motivating factor for us all to grow." After this time in history, Mitchell began steadily leaving her imprint on fighting illiteracy. Hence, Mitchell wrote many notable novels, including "Your Rights, What Employers do not want you to know," getting critical acclaim by lawyers and unions in the work industry. Next, she chronicled her early life in an award-winning novel, What Happened to Suzy, winning praise for its' message of healing and hope.

In Oakland, California Mitchell worked alongside slain newspaper Editor, Chauncey Bailey as a news reporter for [Soul Beat]. She was highlighted in The Oakland Post Newspaper, for her groundbreaking work as a writer. Mitchell is an expert niche writer for E-zine Articles. Mitchell's latest projects are represented on her author's page. Her books have garnered buyers in Australia, The United Kingdom, Italy and around the world. Mitchell currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
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